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German conservatives, partners face tough coalition talks

January 22, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel can finally get down to formal negotiations on a new government after her prospective partners gave a hesitant green light. more »»

Czech police identify second German victim in hotel fire

January 22, 2018

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech police have identified a second victim from Germany in a hotel fire in downtown Prague that killed four. more »»

In Syria's Aleppo, old bazaar struggles to come back to life

January 22, 2018

ALEPPO, Syria (AP) — Fighting has long died down in Syria's largest city, but Aleppo's centuries-old market has yet to come back to life, more than a year after government forces retook rebel-hel... more »»

Fugitive Puigdemont in Denmark, no Spanish warrant issued

January 22, 2018

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Spanish judge on Monday refused to ask Danish authorities to arrest ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who is in Copenhagen to attend a university debate and... more »»

Tillerson sees progress in fixing Iran deal with Europeans

January 22, 2018

LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday that he sees progress in getting European support for tough new penalties against Iran that could prevent a U.. more »»

Turkish troops face fierce battles in Syrian Kurdish enclave

January 22, 2018

HASSA, Turkey (AP) — Intense clashes erupted Monday as Turkish troops and their allies advanced on a Kurdish enclave in Syria, the third day of the Ankara offensive aimed at ousting the U.S. more »»

Dismissive words on abuse scandal cast pall over pope's trip

January 22, 2018

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Pope Francis ventured into the Amazon to demand rights for indigenous groups, decried the scourge of corruption afflicting the region's politics and denounced a culture of... more »»

Philippine volcano explodes, villagers flee back to shelters

January 22, 2018

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' most active volcano ejected a huge column of lava fragments, ash and smoke in a thunderous explosion Monday, sending thousands of villagers back to... more »»

The Latest: EU slaps sanctions on 17 more North Koreans

January 22, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's participation in the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):

9 p.m. more »»

Vietnam jails former oil execs in high-profile graft case

January 22, 2018

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A former oil executive was sentenced to life in prison and a former high-ranking Vietnamese government official received a lengthy prison term Monday at the end of a major... more »»

Fugitive Puigdemont in Denmark, Spanish seek arrest warrant

January 22, 2018

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Spain's prosecutors Monday asked the country's Supreme Court to issue a European arrest and extradition order against Catalonia's fugitive former leader after he arrive... more »»

'Executed' North Korean pop diva takes Olympic spotlight

January 22, 2018

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Just a few years ago, she was reportedly executed by a North Korean firing squad. more »»

Rohingya Muslim refugee return to Myanmar likely delayed

January 22, 2018

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The gradual repatriation of more than 680,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, scheduled to begin Tuesday, has been delayed amid widespread fears... more »»

German nurse charged with 97 more murders at hospitals

January 22, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — A German nurse who is already serving a life sentence for two murders has been charged with killing 97 more patients over several years at two hospitals in northwestern Germany,... more »»

Pence says he's proud to be in 'Israel's capital, Jerusalem'

January 22, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence kicked off his visit to Israel with a Monday morning meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in which he said it was an honor to be in... more »»

Trial in Kim Jong Nam's murder resumes in Malaysia

January 22, 2018

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — The high-profile trial in Malaysia of two women accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader resumed Monday after a seven-week recess, with... more »»

Doctor who aided hunt for bin Laden languishes, forgotten

January 22, 2018

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Shakil Afridi has languished in jail for years — since 2011, when the Pakistani doctor used a vaccination scam in an attempt to identify Osama bin Laden's home, aiding U. more »»

Top CEOs take 4 days to earn a Bangladesh worker's life pay

January 22, 2018

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — A CEO from one of the world's top five global fashion brands has to work for just four days to earn what a garment worker in Bangladesh will earn in an entire lifetime,... more »»

Rohingya Muslim refugee return to Myanmar delayed

January 22, 2018

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The gradual repatriation of more than 680,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, scheduled to begin Tuesday, has been delayed amid widespread fears... more »»

Indonesia investigates online insults of Brunei's sultan

January 22, 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Sultan of Brunei has made a complaint of defamation to the Indonesian police about an Instagram account that criticized the wealthy autocratic leader of Southeast... more »»

 
 
 

 

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